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January 2019

Books Children's Fiction Reviews

Hotel Flamingo* by Alex Milway

January 31, 2019

Firstly a huge thank you to Piccadilly Press for sending over a copy of Hotel Flamingo*, it was the perfect read just after an exam. This book is quite simply adorable. I loved the blend of illustrations and story, as well as the colour palette chosen. I hope each book in the series follows this pattern. I've always enjoyed stories with humans and animals talking together, even from…

Books Reviews Young Adult Fiction

Empress of all Seasons

January 29, 2019

I read this as part of the Winter Biannual Bibliothon...well, just after it. I never really manage to get through my TBR for them. However, I'm so glad I read this, even if it was just outside the read-a-thon. I had no idea what to expect with Empress of all Seasons but even if I had there's no way I would've been right with what happened. This book…

Adult Fiction Books Reviews

1984 by George Orwell

January 28, 2019

I read this in about three days...I thought it was going to take me three weeks! I featured this on my Classics I want to read in 2018 well, early 2019 counts. I didn't know a great deal about the book prior to reading it. I knew it was a cult classics with a dystopian narrative. But that's where my knowledge ended. I had no idea how many…

Beauty Skincare

A Bodyshop Christmas

January 25, 2019

I am not going to need to get any body butters for the next few years...nevermind the three that were already in my stash. The body butters are so luxurious and probably my favourite formula of body moisturisers.  I adore the Body Shop, they always have the best scents and their Christmas range always makes me so excited. This year I nipped in whilst I was Christmas shopping…